Why use local independent opticians?
Part of their local community, these highly trained optometrists offer a personalised service to everyone who walks through their door.
Dedicated to customer care, independent opticians provide you with their time, knowledge and a range of eyewear frames that often cannot be rivalled anywhere else on the high street.
Independent opticians provide that personal touch and make you feel like you are their only patient.
Independent opticians can offer a range of products and services that differ from high street chains.
By supporting your local independent optical practice, you are supporting the local community.
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Frequently asked questions
Got a question about your eye exam? Here are a few of the top questions answered or ask your local independent optician who will be happy to help.
Can I book an eye test online?
Yes, many opticians now give you the option to book online throug their website or extrernal booking system. We help you find your local independent you can book with instantly and conveniently.
How do I book an NHS eye test?
Booking a free NHS eye test is very easy.
16-18 and in full-time education
60 and over
Have glaucoma / likely to get it / have a family member with glaucoma
Receiving some type of income support
Pension creditValid NHS HC2 certificate.
When should I book an eye test?
Can I book an eye test for my child?
Yes, you can book your child in for an eye test.